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Miniature globular jar fragments

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4530 A

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 7 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1025.2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: miniature shoulder jar
Profile: globular
Rim type: rolled, everted; wide mouth
Base: flat
Surface Condition: red wash; vertically trimmed below shoulder
Vessel Condition: nine total fragments; about 40% complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4530 A. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition